During his official visit to Pakistan, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov met with his Pakistani counterpart Mahdum Shah Mahmood Qureshi on December 18, APA reports.
The Foreign Ministry told APA that Minister Mahdum Shah Mahmud Qureshi greeted the Azerbaijani delegation.
Describing the Pakistan-Azerbaijan relations as relations between two friendly and brotherly countries, the Pakistani minister said that the relations in the political sphere are at a high level. He also stressed the prospects for developing cooperation in bilateral trade, investment and energy.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov stressed Pakistan's unequivocal political and moral support to Azerbaijan's position on the former Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict, as well as Azerbaijan's position based on international law during the 44-day war, and noted that it was remembered with gratitude by the Azerbaijani people. Along with the high level of development of bilateral relations, the Minister referred to the ongoing trilateral cooperation, including the trilateral meeting of the Azerbaijani-Pakistani-Turkish Foreign Ministers this year, as well as the meeting of the speakers of the parliaments of the three countries.
It was noted that the next meeting of the Economic Commission this year, as well as the meeting of the Presidents of the two countries within the framework of the Economic Cooperation Organization Summit, contributed to the further development of bilateral relations.
Speaking about the restoration and construction work carried out in the liberated territories of Azerbaijan, Minister Jeyhun Bayramov expressed gratitude for the use of Pakistan's experience in the demining process and the support of the friendly country to Azerbaijan in this regard.
The ministers also exchanged views on the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan and other regional issues of mutual interest.